Dr. Srijana Bajracharya, Health Promotion and Physical Education, Publishes Article


Contributed by Patricia Green

Based upon a project funded by the Faculty Development Program, Dr. Srijana Bajracharya's article "Health Status of Immigrants from Nepal in the United States: Preliminary Findings and Methodological Issues" has been accepted in the International Electronic Journal of Health Education for publication. Dr. Mary Bentley, Chair, Health Promotion and Physical Education, co-authored the article.

The purpose of the study was to examine perceived health status, health behaviors, family values and relationships of a select group of Nepalese in the United States. Nepalese are a small minority group most often categorized in the U.S. under the Asian and Pacific Islanders Cluster.